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Data Scientist

The University of Manchester - Musculoskeletal & Dermatological Sciences

Location: Manchester
Salary: £27,511 to £31,865 per annum depending on experience
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 17th September 2019
Closes: 17th October 2019
Job Ref: BM&H-14259

Job Reference: BM&H-14259
Location: Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date: 17/10/2019
Salary: £27,511 to £31,865 per annum depending on experience
Employment Type: Fixed Term
Faculty /Organisational Unit: Biology, Medicine & Health
Division: Musculoskeletal & Dermatological Sciences
Hours Per week: Full time
Contract Duration: Starting as soon as possible until 31 July 2023

The Centre for Epidemiology Versus Arthritis seeks to appoint an enthusiastic Data Scientist to provide statistical programming and data science support to researchers within the Centre for Epidemiology.  

The role of Data Scientist will involve assessing data quality, preparing datasets for researchers and, supporting systems to share data and analysis methodology within the Centre and beyond. You will also provide practical data analytics support to research staff, working with a range of data sources including complex mHealth and eHealth. You should have experience of or be willing to learn new programming languages, platforms and methodologies including machine learning and text analytics.
This is an exciting opportunity to work with the Centre for Epidemiology, which is considered to be the pre-eminent research group internationally undertaking research into the occurrence, causation, impact and outcome of the major musculoskeletal disorders.
The successful candidate will be based in Centre for Epidemiology at the University of Manchester.

Previous applicants need not apply

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status. All appointments are made on merit.
Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Prof Will Dixon or Dr John McBeth

General enquiries:

Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:

Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Further particulars including job description and person specification are available on the University of Manchester website - click on the 'Apply' button above to find out more

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